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Student Event Spotlight

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  • On Monday at 6 pm, the Columbia Marketing Club will be hosting an event with Cami Tellez, a Columbia College graduate and the CEO and Co-Founder of Parade. The event, titled: “Retelling the American Underwear Story,” will showcase Parade’s bold and colorful underwear brand. You can register for the event here.
  • Planned Parenthood at Columbia University is hosting a talk with Carol Watchler, a former nun and social justice advocate who helped lead the reproductive justice movement in the 1980s. You can join the Zoom event here.


  • On Monday from 6 to 7:30 pm, the Multicultural Affairs and Native American Council will be hosting an Ella Cara Deloria lecture to commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The lecture series is dedicated to the Sioux educator, anthropologist, ethnographer, linguist, and novelist. Deloria was also a 1915 graduate of Teachers College at Columbia University. The lecture will explore the intersections of Black and Indigenous Identities. You can register for the event here.
  • On Tuesday from 12 to 2 pm, the Columbia Political Science Department is hosting a talk with Christopher T. Stout about his new book, The Case for Identity Politics. His book aims to provide academic backing for why identity politics are important for the Democratic Party in the current day and age. The event will “explore how the current racial and political context, political polarization, and demographic change make racial appeals an effective form of political outreach for the Democratic Party.” You can register here.
  • On Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 pm, Barnard Digital Humanities Center is hosting an event titled: “QUEER ASYLUM: ‘This is Who I Am.'” The event description reads: “Performers will read first-hand accounts of the particular challenges faced by LGBTQI+ individuals seeking sanctuary and basic human rights in the UK. The performance will be followed by a panel conversation and Q&A.” You can register for the event here.
  • On Wednesday at 5:30 pm, Sankofa Tzedek is sponsoring an event with Selma Civil Rights Activist Joanne Bland. Bland has been engaging in civil rights activism since the age of 11, participating in the Bloody Sunday march and working with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). You can register for the event here.
  • Also on Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, there will be a second “Big Problems: Making Sense of 2020” lecture with Linda Villarosa, author and New York Times Magazine contributing writer. You can register for the event here.
  • On Thursday at 12 pm, the Lehman Center will be hosting a book talk with Martha Jones about her book, Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All. You can register for the event here.

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